Cold climate breeds tough players

Updated: October 28, 2008, 7:47 AM ET
By Chris Preston | Special to ESPNRISE.com

The image of Hall of Fame quarterback Bart Starr's headfirst dive into the end zone to help his Green Bay Packers defeat the Dallas Cowboys 21-17 on Dec. 31, 1967 might not be so iconic had it not taken place on the famously "frozen tundra" of Lambeau Field. If you refer to the game simply as the 1967 NFL Championship, casual NFL fans may have a hard time recalling it. But they would surely identify it by its nickname: The Ice Bowl.

Starr's game-winning leap with 16 seconds to ...

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